Woman Struck, Killed by Train at UWS Station

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A 59-year-old woman was struck and killed by a train at an Upper West Side subway station this weekend.

NYPD officials say it happened at about 10:42 p.m. on Sunday at the station on 72nd and Broadway.

After receiving a call about a woman on the tracks of the northbound 1 train, they arrived to find the unidentified woman “unconscious” and “unresponsive.”

EMS pronounced her deceased on scene. No criminality is suspected and an investigation remains ongoing.

The identity of the deceased is pending proper family notification.

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